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Determinants of university–firm R&D collaboration and its impact on innovation: A perspective from a low-tech industry

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The main aim of the paper is to examine the drivers of university–firm R&D collaboration while at the same time assessing the determinants of innovation in a low-tech industry. This includes analysing firm R&D collaborations with partners different from universities.

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  • Maietta, Ornella Wanda, 2015. "Determinants of university–firm R&D collaboration and its impact on innovation: A perspective from a low-tech industry," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(7), pages 1341-1359.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:44:y:2015:i:7:p:1341-1359
    DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2015.03.006
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    Keywords

    University–industry interaction; Firm innovation; Academic research quality; Geographical distance; Academic education; Gender glass ceiling;

    JEL classification:

    • O3 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions
    • D22 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Empirical Analysis
    • R1 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics

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